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    November 12, 2012
    7:00 - 4:21pm PST  

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adding a cloud of confusion to california's policies. and new details tonight about the scandal that rocked the beltway and its implications on this week's congressional hearing. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good morning, it's monday november 12th. get your twinkies while you can. bakers are walking out tonight. happening right now, janet is live. and janet, you tell us that this strike is turning up the heat to this company and leading to illustrates demise? >> reporter: lets. actually this is a distribution site for hostess twinkies and other snacks. and as you can see, the protesters are here and they say that they'll be here 24-
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hours until the company agrees to give them more dough. workers chanted near a delivery line outside of hostess' factory in oakland. >> we're taking the brunt for the mistakes of the ceos, but we're the ones taking all the consultants. >> reporter: most of the plant's 71 workers are on a strike. hostess brands which makes twinkies, cup cakes, ho-ho, and other bread products, filed for bankruptcy, and it involves an 8% pay cut. contributions to medical benefits. no overtime or holiday way. >> i have three kids, i have two girls and one boy. i have two in college right now. >> at least half of theme piece were supposed to retire this year and last year and they weren't able to retire because
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of the stop in the pension so they won't be able to retire. >> reporter: the factory closed due to the strike and the ceo says the company could fold. >> if the strike continues along the same line. we'll be facing the liquid deceleration liquidation of the entire domestic in days or weeks. >> reporter: reporting live in oakland, ktvu, channel two news. >> striking grocery store workers are saying that -- union employees are in their second week of picketing at haley's and knob hills. the upcoming thanksgiving holiday will convince hopefully
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the leadership to settle. >> if they want to sell turkeys during the holidays. this would be a good time to settle. there's still enough time to have a good holiday season. >> ray lee's says that they need to reduce costs in order to stay competitive but the negotiations resumed fled. new information good good news to report. just minutes ago here police told us that 11-year-old han su- ren has been found at his friends house. friends described him anne outgoing boy and they said he never ran way. this video of the back-up and clash was just taken minutes ago from news chopper two. one person was taken to the hospital but is expected to survive. most of the wreckage is cleared
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but boy, as you can see from in pictures, traffic is still very slow. a union city neighborhood is in shock tonight as police investigate the death of a young man found in a trash can. a woman found him out her home her home yesterday joshua. perez, 21 died yesterday. a car crash led to an argument and a shooting. and it happened on greenwood drive and greenwood course. the c.h.p. says that the drivers got out and began shooting on the one another. the other driver was taken though hospital is expected to survive. gunfire in a menlo park neighborhood led police to round up four expected gang members. two homes were hit by bullets
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early this morning. police arrested four people, including two known members of a street gang that calls itself "the taliban." police also seized marijuana, assault rifles and a handgun. >> it's very, very quiet, i just don't understand how the violence that come in here. and i think it needs to stop. >> police say that the taliban gang was involved in another shooting ten days ago that injured four people. police in santa rosa are following leads on the stabbing of a woman. there are still no suspects but they are questioning witnesses. they say the victim, 21 year old micaela woodridge. was stabbed five times and she was also left homeless after
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leaving a drug rehabilitation program. >> reporter: cia director gerald petreas stepped down last week. the stunning news of the four star general's extra marital -- fbi investigation that uncovered the affair. >> we received know advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: there are now questions if broadfield that if -- at the university of denver last month. >> the cia had actually taken a couple of libyan militia members and they think that the attack on the consulate was an attack to get the prisoners back. >> reporter: the attack was an even larger looming issue. and three other americans. >> i think it's important that
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the director testify -- i don't think it's chill that he testified this week. >> reporter: the general had visited the outpost and lawmakers still questioned why he indicated early on why the question was over an anti-islam film. >> a few days before he was set to testify, it just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: some on capitol hill want to compel p petreas to testify on a later date. in washington, greg bosswell. >> sent her threatening emails. warning her to stay is a away from petreas. that claim led to the fbi investigation that exposed petreas' extra marital affair are broadwell. ankle kelley is an unpaid liaison for florida.
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>> mcafee is reportedly wantedded for murder. they are looking for john mcafee, his believed neighbored grege fall was killed saturday night. mcafee is no longer connected to the sanity clara company. there are reports that after an 100 million-dollar sales of his company, he went to belize to live a life of guns, and violence. the 29 million-dollar housing development features 25 single occupancy units and a medical clinic. veterans told us they are grateful. >> i have multiple sclerosis. but i still have a great desire to live with a little bit of grace and dignity. >> the china town community development -- >> in washington and around the
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nation. concern is growing tonight over the so-called fiscal cliff. that terms levers to automatic deep cuts in spending and tax increases at the start of next year if congress fails to compromise. that could mean a loss in california alone of 90 million dollars. president obama is scheduled to meet with business leaders to discuss proposals to avoid the cliff. those concerns combined with the veterans day holiday, stocks flat-lined with both the dow and the nasdaq showing only fractional news. the cal group is planning to ask the board of c.s.e. about me credits to graduate or repeat courses or take more than a full-time load. cse officials say the goal was to push students to graduate faster and free class space. but student groups say that it punishes students. the trustees are set to meet
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tomorrow and wednesday. the bay area wildfire season ended today and that means a shift in staffing and equipment. most crews are heading home tonight. and it also means a rerouting of resources. cal fire still says it has good 100 staff in the area and it mobilize in case of a fire or weather-related disaster. the chp launched today, a campaign against drowsy sleeping. police say that driving drowsy, is just as dangerous as driving drunk. >> if you're drifting in lanes, you could hit other drivers. et cetera. >> drowsy driving caused more than 2,000 deaths in california. and police agencies are taking part in this campaign. construction of the new devil slide tunnel in san mateo county is running ahead of
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schedule again. it's pushed ahead now from late this year to early next year. this is just the latest delay for the project. the tunnels were originalled slated to open in 2010. the tunnels go through monterra mountain and highway one between pacifica and half wood bay. when it comes to marijuana, what it means for our marijuana industry. >> and a san francisco landmark is about to get a makeover. a tip of what visitors can see for years to come. rain returning as we head down the road. i'll let you know what you need to know. coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover,
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i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out!
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afternoon. two good samaritans rescued an elderly man and a woman from a fire in their home. they found 95-year-old byron writhe wright and his 90-year- old wife. the they say the cause is undetermined. newly elected gary bell is reportedly seriously ill with meningitis. he fell ill days be before the november 6th election, but appeared to be getting better. but by saturday, his condition got worse and he was in the hospital. he's getting specialized treatment from a redwood city hospital. after washington state and colorado voters approved marijuana legalization. what does this have to mean for
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california's industry that face shut down and arrest by authorities? >> reporter: harborside health care center is a medical marijuana. >> none of my staff know when we come to work in the morning whether we're coupling home at night or to prison. >> reporter: steve is fighting a legal battle to stay open, despite fighting california's medical marijuana laws. >> it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: gooder brown's comments come on the shoulder of washington state and colorado's legalization of marijuana. >> that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they may need to get on board of the will of voters. >> reporter: erin smith with
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the national cannabis industry association hopes that it prompts federal change. >> if they care about the will of the voters and the sovereignty of the states and their own political future, they will back off. >> i just hope that the medical cannabis collectives in california can hang on until that happens. >> and it could be a long wait because the marijuana advocates don't expect for it to come before the votes before 2016. as the federal government stands, the justice departments says it's only reviewing what the voters said on election day. in oakland, ktvu news. >> leaders in latin america are calling for a mexico, honduras, and in countries leaders say that had legalization of marijuana in washington and colorado will have critical implications in international efforts to end drug smuggling.
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well, forget the iphone five, apple's workers are already starting trial production of the iphone 5-s. a new ipad will come out in the second quarter of 2013. but boy, they generate a lot of talk among apple followers. a. a leading british medical is questioning the effectiveness of a flu drug. bmj says that there's no evidence for the effectiveness of tamiflu, last year why can tamiflu was organized. i couldn't. >> defending himself, against accusations he had sex with an underaged boy. kevin clash says that he did have a relationship with his accuser, but both of them were over the age of 18 at a time.
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his confuser says that the relationship started when he was 16 accuse the nights has believed arrived for the fans of the twilight saga. many have been camping out since last week outside the nokia theatre in down the los angeles for a chance to see the stars of the film. one of san francisco voters recently approved funding to restore keto at our and as noel reports for us. today's tour helps clarify the rough spots. >> reporter: koit at our is iconic but few take the time to really auto look inward. just a it's kind of. >> susie coit williams is the great great niece of the great
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hitch coke coit. today, the coit family and the people who painted the fraecos, looked -- >> so here i am at age 11. >> ruth steinscott's father was one of coit at our's artist. he painted himself into the library and i -- immortalized his daughter there too. >> reporter: we're heading up these stairs, an area that has been not been accessible since 1950. the frescos were painted during the depression. which might explain why not a single person smiles in them. >> this mural was censored.
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>> whether it could be restored is perhaps a conversation for another day. >> in san francisco, noel walker, ktvu channel two news. just a >> a san francisco church got a delivery today on the back of a tow truck. illustrates 15th consecutive year of the company donating turkeys to nonprofit groups. they plan to distribute 200 turkeys this week. the turkeys should help feed hundreds of hungry people thanksgiving day. >> the midnight release that has these people excited and how early this line started forming. and a warm-up is underway for our workweek. meteorologist rosarie will let us know when we can ditch those expert's sweaters. and you can still watch ktvu newscast live on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu.com.
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>> the ceremony today honored military veterans in fairfield as well as service members still defending the country. a flag was raised in bridge to
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mission park. and organizers say that it could offered the translational program is currently providing shelter to almost 50 veterans. >> boy, as we look at those pictures, clear, bright sun, and not a cloud in the sky. >> it's cool out. but we have a warming trend underway. it's a mod easiest one, but you should notice a difference and today was slightly warmer than yesterday. so we're feeling preceding these days. fifty-six san francisco. fifty-five in mountainview, already cooling back in the 40s like napa, fairfield, navado, and to of course, we're in the warmer direction. we have a ring of high pressure coming in. we will get just the tail end of a few clouds that's moving over the north of us, but that is actually going to help us
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out. clouds and rain to the north of us, by tomorrow morning, a few clouds pushing over the yeah air. that will help to insulate us in the overnight hours if it pulls early enough, it will offset our -- in recent dues by the afternoon we're partly cloudy once again. so calling for high clouds overhead for tomorrow morning. temperatures in the 40s for most of us, and the warming trend continuing. it looks like wednesday will actually be the warmest day, lower 70s. tomorrow morning we'll wake up. it's a chilly start for. forty-six expected in redwood city. forty-four for fremont and afternoon highs for tomorrow, low to mid to upper 60s. sixty-seven santa rosa, 66 for danville, into the south bay.
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sixty-eight south bay. sixty-five san mateo, low 60s with mostly cloudy skies. there's the extended forecast. by friday, a chance for rain will arrive and it's going to stick around. it looks like saturday we have another round and a possibility of a few scattered showers. temperatures in the too bad. mid 60s in the afternoon, but the bigger event looks like it's going to hold off until sun. rain developing and lasting until monday. >> happening now, video game players are lining up for the midnight release for the highly- anticipated call of duty black ops2. this video here of a gamestop on market street in san francisco. the game is set in the year 2025 -- excuse me -- is centers on a 21st century cold war.
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thank you for trusting ktvu channels two news. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news and tonight we're at the scene of a fatal accident of a car in a bay area port. รณ? ron: years ago i made a promise
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to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs
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plus include prescription drug coverage with your monthly premium. get the freedom to keep the doctors you already trust. if you're eligible for medicare we'll help you find a plan that fits your needs. call or go online now to get answers. you only have until december 7th to enroll.
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